2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Notes on Blindness


In 1983 writer and theologian John Hull went blind. He began keeping an audio diary to make sense of his loss. With exclusive access to these original audio recordings, "Notes on Blindness" is a cinematic documentary encompassing dreams, memory and imaginative life, excavating the interior world of blindness.

Director: Peter Middleton, James Spinney

Executive Producer: Jason Spingarn-Koff, Mike Brett, Steve Jamison

Producer: Jo Jo Ellison, Peter Middleton, Jen Kerrison

Cinematographer: Gerry Floyd, James Blann

Editor: Peter Middleton, James Spinney

Production Designer: Damien Creagh

Sound Designer: Joakim Sundström

Music: James Ewers, Michael Murray

Principal Cast: Rafe Beckley, Celia Henebury, Stanley Pemberton-Warbrick


Peter Middleton & James Spinney are a young, award-winning directorial team with an impressive track record in short films, music videos and commercials. ‘Notes on Blindness: Rainfall’ won the Best Short Film Award at Hot Docs 2013 and their short ‘Wavelengths’ (supported by Film London) won Best Film at the 2012 Short Cuts Film Festival.

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